The vessel, carrying about 450 people trying to reach Europe, has been taken under tow after smugglers jumped ship.
The clarification to a previous opinion means gay marriages will begin in the state next week. The judge says the issue of gay marriage is settled.
Fitness programs typically don't have much staying power. People are already saying adios to Zumba and Pilates. The cheapest and simplest routines are more likely to be keepers. Think down dog.
The speech catapulted Cuomo onto the national scene and cemented the three-time New York governor as one of the last avatars for New Deal liberalism.
Millions of people use apps to share their homes and their cars. Now Peerby, an app developed in the Netherlands, helps people to share things like power drills and bicycle pumps with people nearby.
In Berlin, street fashion's trendiest figure is Ali Akdeniz, age 85. His dapper attire is the focus of a blog that went viral. Its creator, Zoe Spawton, won Germany's most prestigious design prize.
A handful of ecologists knew for years that West Africa was at risk for an Ebola outbreak. Now they're figuring out where else in the world the virus could be hiding. Many signs point to Asia.
Ohio State advanced to the College Football Playoff championship game against Oregon by beating Alabama 42-35. Earlier, Oregon defeated Florida State 59-20.
Mario Cuomo, who served as governor of New York from 1983 to 1994 and who was considered for a time a leading Democratic presidential option, died Thursday at the age of 82, news sources report.
Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada for its massive battery factory in exchange for one of the biggest incentives packages in recent history.
The Ethiopian Orthodox Church observes Christmas on Jan. 7, and the 40 days prior are observed as a vegan fast. That means no dairy and no meat until the traditional dish of doro wat on Christmas Day.
Gay and lesbian couples in Florida are waiting to hear whether Jan. 6 will be the day they can get start getting married. It's a battle gay marriage advocates thought they'd already won, but continues to be mired in legal wrangling.
Tom Wheeler is a former cable TV lobbyist and the president's appointee as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
Charges of abuse against high profile players and the leagues response to those charges angered many. We look at how the league is working to restore its tarnished brand.
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with Brazil Institute's Paulo Sotero about Dilma Rousseff. Her first term was defined by protests, World Cup backlash, an economic crisis and Petrobras corruption scandal.
Who needs eggs? Scientists have discovered an unusual frog species that gives birth to live tadpoles.
While some Americans worried that Ebola would spread around the U.S., a new mosquito-borne virus flew right in. It sickened more than 2,000 Americans and nearly a million people across the Caribbean.
There are two million children of U.S. military servicemen and women. And by many accounts the military has long done a good job of helping with their education, especially in preschool.
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with Dan Kane of the Raleigh News and Observer about the faculty firings at UNC-Chapel Hill following a massive cheating scandal involving athletes taking fake courses and passing in order to maintain eligibility.
In California, a law defines when "yes" means "yes" in an effort to reduce sexual assaults on college campuses. And in New York, residents are now required to recycle old electronics.